Articles by Loretta Race

British National Champion Freya Anderson Up For Young Sportswoman

British swimmer Freya Anderson is in the running for Young Sportswoman honors as part of Britain’s The Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Awards.

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Costs May Impact Level Of Service At Tokyo 2020 Athletes Village

Athletes competing for their nations may wind up feeling cost cutting measures upon arrival to the Athletes Village in Tokyo less than 1000 days from now.

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Wang Jianjiahe Of China Clocks 800 Free SC World Junior Record

15-year-old Wang Jianjiahe of China established the first short course World Junior Record in the women’s 800m freestyle with her victory in Doha tonight.

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World Cup Doha Day 1: Sjostrom Triples, Le Clos Takes Back 200 Fly

Swedish superstar Sarah Sjostrom further distanced herself from the overall FINA World Cup series field with 3 big wins in Doha on night 1.

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Tokyo 2020 Water Quality On Notice As Organizers Reveal Test Results

The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee, along with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, announced the results of water quality and temperature surveys conducted at Odaiba Marine Park.

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Peaty, Proud, O’Connor, & Guy Headline England’s Commonwealth Roster

England’s initial 2018 Commonwealth Games roster is comprised of both stalwart talent, but also rising new stars.

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Pascoe Strikes Again, Ashby Reigns In Auckland On Day 2 Of SC C’ships

Sophie Pascoe broke another Para Swimming World Record in Auckland, while Bradlee Ashby collected a national record on the day.

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FINA World Cup Doha Day 1 Prelims: Stars’ Warm-up Swims Completed

Vlad Morozov was just one of the high-profile athletes in the water this morning getting some racing in before finals tonight in Doha.

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Scotland Confirms 21-Strong Line-up For Gold Coast 2018

Hannah Miley has been named to the 21-strong Scottish roster set to compete at next year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia.

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Pascoe Nails Two Para Swimming World Records On NZ SC C’ships Day 1

While competing on the first day of the 2017 New Zealand Short Course Championships, Paralympic swimmer Sophie Pascoe has already set 2 Para swimming world short course records.

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Le Clos & Shields Set For More Battles, Hosszu In The Hunt In Doha

Tom Shields took the men’s 200m fly win in Hong Kong, but Le Clos will be looking to take back the gold this week in Doha.

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New Zealand Looking For Next Swimming Star At Short Course C’ships

With Lauren Boyle and Glenn Snyders having retired, New Zealand is on the look-out for its next swimming star to help lead the nation into Tokyo 2020.

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Magnussen Quietly Clocks 50-flat 100 Free In Local Port Macquarie Meet

James Magnussen of Australia is looking to qualify for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, hitting a local competition along his journey.

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Hosszu Makes It 6-for-6, Le Clos Exacts Revenge On Day 2 Hong Kong

With the Dubai stop taken off this year’s World Cup schedule, Katinka Hosszu made the most of being able to race in 6 individual events in Hong Kong.

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Deodoro Whitewater Stadium First Rio 2016 Venue Opened For Legacy

One Olympic venue from the 2016 Rio Games has since been used by Brazilians according to the original bid’s legacy plans.

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